Archive | February, 2012

CLAA Lancaster, PA – Radio Interview with Mr. Haselbarth

The CLAA Lancaster is gearing up for its opening school year in September. Lots of excitement among friends and families that are interested in this new initiative. Mr. Haselbarth, Headmaster of the CLAA Lancaster, was interviewed today by Mr. Doug Neatrour of Holy Family Radio AM 720 WHYF, broadcasting to all of Central Pennsylvania. They […]

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Why the CLAA Boarding School Matters

The CLAA began in 2008 as me, William Michael, discussing the possibility of starting a small classical school in Charlotte, NC with a dozen or so Catholic families.  Within 3 years, we had enrolled over 2,000 students from Monroe, NC to Europe, India, Taiwan and Australia–in a homeschooling program.  The problem with this great story […]

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The Beatitudes

The CLAA’s boarding school will be more intimately titled “The Beatitudes School” to keep the teaching of Our Lord constantly before us.  The “Beatitudes” are eight blessings spoken by Our Lord during His earthly ministry that set for us the true definition of happiness and judge whether our lives are wise or foolish.  The word […]

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Hymns for the Baltimore Catechism

The Baltimore Catechism was often printed with a list of hymns for children to learn as part of their catechesis. But, a generation stopped singing and teaching the hymns, so we can read the words but have no idea how to sing them! Here is a resource to supplement your Catechism studies and teach your […]

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A Challenge for Lent

On Ash Wednesday, we begin Lent.  People will be talking about praying more, fasting and making sacrifices–and will thereby prove they are not ready for Lent.  Lent is a challenging time because the Christian life is a challenging life.  It’s challenging because what many people do in the name of religion is actually the opposite […]

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“Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him.” 1 John 2:15 As you prepare for Lent, remember that any material things you give up are not worth desiring in the first place.

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Boarding School Early Enrollment

Dear families, With enrollment being limited to only 20 students (maybe even less), the CLAA boarding school in Monroe, NC will be filled quickly.  I’ve been asked by existing CLAA families whether there might be a way to ensure a spot for the fall.  While everyone will have to submit a formal application, which we […]

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Protected: Where Catholics Have Erred

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A Letter to CLAA Boys

Listen to Mr. Michael’s Reading of this Letter Dear boys, Blessings to you. I spend my days sitting at a desk, writing lessons, answering e-mails, searching through the pages of ancient books for answers. I work all day and all night. I am paid a lot of money by a lot of people, but I […]

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Prayer, Music, and Sacred Art – DVD

Mr. Haselbarth’s very popular Children’s Prayers in Song have been put into simple, beautiful, and moving YouTube videos – now offered in DVD format. These videos allow Mom to get to work while the young ones are occupied watching sacred art, beautiful music, and Catholic prayers, the words of which are presented on the screen […]

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